Archive for February 3rd, 2016

Juba Dal leader hacked dead in Pabna

A local Juba Dal leader was chopped to death by miscreants at Nechrapara in Faridpur of Pabna on Wednesday evening…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Padma-like projects not to affect small ones, says PM

Ruling out the possibility of any financial crunch for small projects due to implementation of gigantic projects like Padma Multipurpose Bridge, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh has attained…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Sylhet UK envoy attack: HC verdict on Feb 11

The High Court on Wednesday fixed February 11 for delivering the verdict on the petitions against a lower court verdict that had sentenced three people to death in a case filed over the attack on ex-British high commissioner to…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Indian company says working on two possible Zika vaccines

Indian biotechnology company Bharat Biotech said on Wednesday it was working on two possible vaccines to fight the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Bangladesh recall Nasir, Mithun for World Twenty20

Bangladesh on Wednesday recalled batsman Mohammad Mithun and all-rounder Nasir Hossain in their 15-member squad for ICC World Twenty20, scheduled in…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Police SI suspended in Barisal for demanding bribe

Barisal Metropolitan Police on Wednesday suspended a sub-inspector on charge of blackmailing two businessmen for bribe portraying them as…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Contribute to continuation of democracy, president to journalists

Expecting that the government will give due attention to their salary disparities following the announcement of new pay scale, president Abdul Hamid on Wednesday urged journalists to contribute to the continuation of…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Scientists’ path to usable Zika vaccine strewn with hurdles

The world is once again asking scientists and drugmakers to come up rapidly with a vaccine for a viral disease that, in the latest case, few people had heard of until…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

PM orders completion of Rooppur nuke plant in time

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned to complete the work on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant within…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Alliance praises progress in garment safety standard

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a group of major North American apparel brands, has appreciated Bangladesh’s progress in improving fire safety standards in…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Campaign plan for saving tigers, Sunderbans unveiled

A two-year National Tiger Awareness Campaign will begin across the country soon to raise mass awareness about conservation of critically endangered Bengal tigers and…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

‘Arakan Army’ leader, its 3 members sent to jail in Rangamati

Rangamati court on Wednesday sent leader of Myanmar insurgent group ‘Arakan Army’ Rannin Suye and its three members to jail rejecting their bail petitions in…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Wall collapse kills minor boy in city

A three-and-half-year-old boy was killed when a portion of a wall collapsed on him at Mirbagh in the capital’s Moghbazar area on…

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Retired teacher hacked dead in Chuadanga

A retired school teacher was hacked to death at Firmpara area of Chuadanga early Wednesday…

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Madrassah students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway

The students of Tamirul Millat Kamil Madrasa at Gazipura of Gazipur blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in front of the madrassah on Wednesday afternoon, after one of their fellows died in an accident…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

US president Barack Obama will make his first visit to a mosque in his country on Wednesday, and it comes at a time when Muslim-Americans say they’re confronting unprecedented levels of bias…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Juba League activist killed in infighting in Jessore

An activist of the Awami Juba League, youth front of the ruling Awami League, was stabbed to death in a factional clash at Kazipara in the Jessore on Tuesday night…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Return student’s money within 7 days: Nahid

The minister for education, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Wednesday directed all the schools authorities who charged excessive fees from Secondary School Certificate examinees to return their money within seven days…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Accidents trigger long tailback on Bangabadhu bridge

Long tailbacks of vehicle were created on the South end of Bangabadhu Multi-purpose Bridge on Wednesday as at least five truck accidents took place at the same place of the bridge halting vehicular movements…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
The jets shine in X-ray wavelengths (shown in blue) while radio waves (red) reveal twin 'lobes'.-- BBC photo

Black hole’s twin jets shine bright, somehow

Astronomers have published new images of a bright jet of material, long enough to cross the Milky Way three times, fired into space by the black hole at the heart of a distant galaxy…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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